SANDERSON FARMS, INC. (SAFM)

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Score: 71/100
Analysis based upon 10/14/2019 closing price.
Latest Close: $149.14 Market Cap ($ mil): $3,304 Sector: Consumer/Non-Cyclical Industry: Food Processing 52 Week High: $158.32 52 Week Low: $93.98 Relative Strength: 92 Twelve Minus One Return: 53.7%
PE Ratio: 98.2 Price/Sales: 1.0 Price/Book: 2.3 Price/Cash Flow: 20.6 EV/EBITDA: 17.90 Yield: 0.86% Shareholder Yield: 1.99% Value Composite Percentile: 57
Return on Equity: 2.2% Return on Tangible Capital: 3.3% Return on Invested Capital: 1.8% WACC: 5.7% Debt/Equity: 0.02 LT EPS Growth: -17.9% LT Sales Growth: 4.2% Quality Composite Percentile: 18
Sanderson Farms, Inc. is a poultry processing company. The Company is engaged in the production, processing, marketing and distribution of fresh and frozen chicken, and also preparation, processing, marketing and distribution of processed and minimally prepared chicken. It sells ice pack, chill pack, bulk pack and frozen chicken, in whole, cut-up and boneless form, under the Sanderson Farms brand name to retailers, distributors, casual dining operators, customers reselling frozen chicken into export markets. The Company, through its subsidiaries, Sanderson Farms, Inc. (Production Division) and Sanderson Farms, Inc. (Processing Division), conducts its chicken operations. Sanderson Farms, Inc. (Production Division) is engaged in the production of chickens to the broiler-stage. Sanderson Farms, Inc. (Foods Division) is engaged in the processing, sale and distribution of chickens. The Company, through Sanderson Farms, Inc. (Foods Division), conducts its prepared chicken business.

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THIS QUARTER VS. SAME QUARTER LAST YEAR:PASS
ANNUAL EARNINGS GROWTH:FAIL
EARNINGS CONSISTENCY:FAIL
LONG-TERM EPS GROWTH RATE RELATIVE TO GROWTH IN THE LATEST 2 QUARTERS:PASS
CURRENT PRICE LEVEL:PASS
4 MONTH S&P RELATIVE STRENGTH LINE:PASS
PRICE PERFORMANCE COMPARED TO ALL OTHER STOCKS:PASS
CONFIRM AT LEAST ONE OTHER LEADING STOCK IN THE INDUSTRY:PASS
LOOK FOR LEADING INDUSTRIES:PASS
DECREASING LONG-TERM DEBT/EQUITY:PASS
RETURN ON EQUITY:FAIL
SHARES OUTSTANDING:PASS
INSIDER OWNERSHIP:FAIL
INSTITUTIONAL OWNERSHIP:PASS

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